Antonyms of verb succeed

2 senses of succeed

Sense 1
succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods -- (attain success or reach a desired goal; "The enterprise succeeded"; "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won")
       Antonym of fail (Sense 2)
      => fail, go wrong, miscarry -- (be unsuccessful; "Where do today's public schools fail?"; "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably")

Sense 2
succeed, come after, follow -- (be the successor (of); "Carter followed Ford"; "Will Charles succeed to the throne?")
       Antonym of precede (Sense 3)
      => precede, come before -- (be the predecessor of; "Bill preceded John in the long line of Susan's husbands")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb succeed

2 senses of succeed

Sense 1
succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods -- (attain success or reach a desired goal; "The enterprise succeeded"; "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won")

Sense 2
succeed, come after, follow -- (be the successor (of); "Carter followed Ford"; "Will Charles succeed to the throne?")

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